Minneapolis Fire Department
Fire Captain Tracy Moore applied for a $20,000 grant geared towards connecting communities and won it. Her goal is to improve the fire department’s relationship with the Somali community
Firefighters may have a new way to see in the dark, thanks to an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota.
Authorities say two adults and a dog had to be rescued Wednesday morning after a fire that started at a vacant home in north Minneapolis spread to another occupied home.
The Minneapolis Fire Department recently accepted applications for the first time since 2006. Since then, more than 2,000 people applied. It’s the first step in a process that will include a written exam, oral interview and then an intense physical fitness test.
Authorities say as many as two dozen people are without a home after a fire at a duplex on the north side of Minneapolis early Tuesday morning.
Investigators say unattended candles caused Friday morning’s condo building fire in Uptown Minneapolis that sent one person to the hospital.
Authorities say three people were able to get out safely after a house fire early Monday morning on the south side of Minneapolis.
One man had to be hospitalized for smoke inhalation after an apartment fire in Minneapolis late Thursday night, authorities said.
Authorities say a family of six was able to get out safely after an early morning house fire in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Authorities say an explosion may have started a house fire in north Minneapolis early Thursday morning.
A man had to be rescued from the Pillsbury Mill in south Minneapolis Tuesday morning after apparently spelunking outside the building and getting stuck in a pipe, according to police.
A leaking natural gas pipe was the cause of a Northeast Minneapolis house fire that left two families displaced, one person injured and five firefighters with heat exhaustion Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
Authorities say one person is recovering from smoke inhalation after a late night fire in Minneapolis.
The cause of a south Minneapolis business fire, which blew up multiple propane tanks last week, is unknown based upon the evidence, authorities said.
Firefighters battled flames at a south Minneapolis apartment complex Monday afternoon and one person was brought to the hospital, authorities said.
A veteran Minneapolis firefighter has been charged with fifth-degree possession after police found meth in his locker.
A Minneapolis firefighter has been arrested in a narcotics investigation, accused of having meth on him — at his station.
Authorities are investigating after a home in north Minneapolis and a home in south Minneapolis were each damaged by fire overnight.
Minneapolis Fire officials said Friday it’s time to check your carbon monoxide detectors in your home as we head into winter. The Minneapolis Fire Department said it has responded to 19 calls of carbon monoxide after failed alarms over the past two months.
Minneapolis Police say arson is suspected in up to 17 fires that were set Friday night in south Minneapolis.
As the city of Minneapolis tries to balance its books, the fire department is trying to balance out crews. Last month, budget woes forced the department to layoff six firefighters.
The Moody Blues are playing a show at the Orpheum on June 9, and with the help of the Minneapolis Fire Department, they’ll be contributing more to the city than a concert.
The Minneapolis Fire Department is taking part in a musical instrument drive to collect new and slightly used instruments for low-income students in Minneapolis Public Schools.
Among all the firefighters and other first responders in the country, a Minneapolis firefighter is in the running to be named one of the best.